Mathematics and the Metropolis: A Survey of Victorian London

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The Victorian period was a time of massive change for London, not least in the development and availability for university-level mathematics. This lecture investigates the changes that took place, highlighting some of the famous mathematicians involved, and comparing their teaching styles and the courses they offered at a wide variety of teaching establishments across the capital between 1837 and 1901.

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This event was on Mon, 19 Jan 2004


Dr Adrian Rice

Dr Rice is Professor of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He came to Randolph-Macon in September 1999 after having served as a visiting professor...

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